Alfred Émile Léopold Stevens, 1823-1906, was a Belgian painter, known for his paintings of elegant modern women. In 1867, he won a first-class medal at the Universal Exposition in Paris. In 1905, he was the only living artist allowed to exhibit in a retrospective show of Belgian art
. The single most important oil painting from the second half of Stevens's career is the monumental Panorama du Siècle, which he painted with Henri Gervex. -- The Copyright of Scripts is Reserved by Toperfect.